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Title: Hierarchical Carbon Nanowire Microarchitectures Made by Plasma-Assisted Pyrolysis of Photoresist
Authors: De Volder, Michael F. L.
VANSWEEVELT, Rob 
WAGNER, Patrick 
Reynaerts, Dominiek
Van Hoof, Chris
Hart, A. John
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: AMER CHEMICAL SOC
Source: ACS NANO, 5 (8). p. 6593-6600
Abstract: We present a new approach for the fabrication and Integration of vertically aligned forests of amorphous carbon nanowires (CNWs), using only, standard lithography, oxygen plasma treatment, and thermal processing. The simplicity and scalability of this process, as well as-the hierarchical organization of CNWs, provides a potential alternative to the use of carbon nanotubes. and graphene for applications in microsystems and high surface area materials. The CNWs are highly branched at the nanoscale, and novel hierarchical microstructure's With CNWs connected to a solid amorphous core are made by controlling the plasma treatment time: By multilayer processing we demonstrate deterministic Joining of CNW micropillars into 3D sensing networks. Finally we show that these networks can be chemically functionalized and used for measurement of DNA binding with increased sensitivity.
Notes: [De Volder, MFL; Wagner, P; Van Hoof, C] IMEC, B-3001 Heverlee, Belgium [De Volder, MFL; Reynaerts, D] Katholieke Univ Leuven, B-3001 Louvain, Belgium [Vansweevelt, R; Wagner, P] Hasselt Univ, IMOMEC IMO, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium [Hart, AJ] Univ Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA Michael.devolder@imec.be
Keywords: carbon nanofibers; pyrolysis; amorphous carbon; biosensors; hierarchical; 3D nanostructures;carbon nanofibers; pyrolysis; amorphous carbon; biosensors; hierarchical; 3D nanostructures
Document URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/12242
ISSN: 1936-0851
e-ISSN: 1936-086X
DOI: 10.1021/nn201976d
ISI #: 000294085400062
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validations: ecoom 2012
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